Questions: Section 4
- What is significant about October 14, 1804?
- The Mandan and Hidatsa villages along the Missouri and Knife Rivers made up the largest what?
- How did the population of the Mandan and Hidatsa villages compare with that of St. Louis?
- What did Lewis and Clark name their winter home?
- What happened for the first time in North Dakota on Christmas Day, 1804?
- Who was hired as a Hidatsa interpreter? Who was his 16-year-old wife?
- What tribe had Sakakawea been born into? How old was she when she came to live with the Hidatsa?
- Who was the only African-American member of the expedition?
- What was the low temperature reached at Fort Mandan during the winter of 1804–05?
- What expedition member used North Dakota lignite to make metal things?
- What is a person called who makes and shapes articles out of iron? What type of stove is used to heat the iron?
- What was the name of Sakakawea and Toussaint Charbonneau’s baby? What was his nickname?
- Where did the keelboat head in the spring of 1805?
- What were “barking squirrels”?
- The confluence of the Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers is near what present-day city?
Critical Thinking Question
- The Corps of Discovery brought only one dog along on the journey. What would have been advantages and disadvantages of having more dogs along on the trip?